The latest update of VLC is released with some major changes

  • Broadcom CrystalHD hardware decoding
  • New video and audio filters
  • Experimental BluRay support
  • Improvements to the MKV demuxer
  • SDI and HD-SDI card support for input on Linux
  • Minor tweaks to interface



Steps to install in Ubuntu 11.10 :

1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc 

2. sudo apt-get update

3. sudo apt-get install vlc